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Ulmus parvifolia  HOKKAIDO ELM

Ulmus parvifolia HOKKAIDO ELM . Zones: 5-9. We have not found a smaller leafed deciduous tree! Minute green leaves on a tiny tree with corky bark, trunk thickens at a young age. Micro-mini of the mighty Elm. Very slow growth to about 12 inches at ten years. 18 inches at 20 years. Easy care: full sun to light shade, average soil, kept moist but well drained. Photo shows mature plant trained as mini tree. Perfect for all miniature gardening. Popular for troughs, bonsai, fairy gardens, garden railroads, mini Japanese gardens. Used as a mini tree at many of the outdoor small world exhibits. Shipping size:.3+ inches, most with multi trunks, shapes vary. Plant in the ground or in a container this plant stays small! MINIATURE

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